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American actor

J. K. Simmons is ...

Alive
Born 9 Jan 1955 in Detroit
Age65 years, 4 months
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actor J.K. Simmons and actor/film producer Josh Wood attending 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California

About J. K. Simmons

Jonathan Kimble Simmons (born January 9, 1955) is an American television, film, and voice actor. In television, he is known for his work by playing Dr. Emil Skoda on the NBC series Law & Order, Vernon Schillinger on the HBO series Oz, and Assistant Police Chief Will Pope on TNT's The Closer. From 2017 to 2019, he starred as Howard Silk in the Starz series Counterpart. His film roles include J. Jonah Jameson in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy (2002–2007), and music instructor Terence Fletcher in Whiplash (2014) for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He is known for voicing Cave Johnson in the video game Portal 2 (2011), Tenzin in The Legend of Korra (2012–2014), Stanford Pines in Gravity Falls (2015–2016), Kai in Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016) and Mayor Lionheart in Zootopia (2016). He reprised his role as Jameson in various Marvel media unrelated to the Sam Raimi trilogy, including multiple animated series and the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019). He has also appeared in a series of commercials for Farmers Insurance, and also voices the Yellow M&M Peanut. In 2020, he had a recurring role on the Apple TV+ miniseries Defending Jacob as Billy Barber. Simmons's performance in Whiplash received widespread critical acclaim and earned him many accolades, including the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Critics' Choice Award and BAFTA Award as "Best Actor in a Supporting Role".

He is also known as Jonathan Kimble Simmons, Jonathan Kimble "J. K." Simmons, J.K. Simmons and JK Simmons.

Films

J. K. Simmons has worked on the following films:

Spider-Man: Far from Home
2019 superhero film produced by Marvel Studios
2019
Justice League
2017 American superhero film directed by Zack Snyder
2017
Juno
2007 Canadian-American comedy-drama film
2007
Spider-Man
2002 superhero film
2002
Jennifer's Body
2009 film by Karyn Kusama, Mason Novick
2009
Spider-Man 2
2004 superhero film
2004
The First Wives Club
1996 film by Hugh Wilson
1996
Patriots Day
2016 film by Peter Berg
2016
Whiplash
2014 film by Damien Chazelle
2014
True Grit
2010 film directed by Ethan and Joel Coen
2010
Burn After Reading
2008 film by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
2008
21 Bridges
2019 film by Brian Kirk
2020
The Accountant
2016 American drama thriller film
2016
Jobs
2013 film directed by Joshua Michael Stern
2013
The Snowman
2017 film by Tomas Alfredson
2017
Labor Day
2013 film by Jason Reitman
2013
Thank You for Smoking
2005 film by Jason Reitman
2005
I Love You, Man
2009 film by John Hamburg
2009
Young Adult
2011 American comedy-drama film
2011
Father Figures
2017 film by Lawrence Sher
2017
The Front Runner
2018 film directed by Jason Reitman
2018
Aliens in the Attic
2009 film by John Schultz
2009
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
2010 film by Brad Peyton
2010
Hidalgo
2004 film by Joe Johnston
2004
The Ladykillers
2004 film by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
2004
Postal
2007 film by Uwe Boll
2007
Autumn in New York
2000 romantic drama movie
2000
For Love of the Game
1999 film by Sam Raimi
1999
The Cider House Rules
1999 American drama film directed by Lasse Hallström
1999
Dark Skies
2013 film by Scott Stewart
2013
Men, Women & Children
2014 film by Jason Reitman
2014
Contraband
2012 film by Baltasar Kormákur
2012
The Words
2012 film by Brian Klugman
2012
Celebrity
1998 comedy-drama film
1998
Extract
2009 film by Mike Judge
2009
The Jackal
1997 action thriller movie
1997
The Astronaut Farmer
2006 American drama film
2006
The Ref
1994 film by Ted Demme
1994
Rendition
2007 film by Gavin Hood
2007
The Mexican
2001 film by Gore Verbinski
2001
Harsh Times
2006 film by David Ayer
2006
The Gift
2000 supernatural thriller film directed by Sam Raimi
2000
Extreme Measures
1996 film by Michael Apted
1996
The Rewrite
2014 film directed by Marc Lawrence
2014
The Vicious Kind
2009 film by Lee Toland Krieger
2009
The Meddler
2015 American comedy-drama film
2015
New in Town
2009 film by Jonas Elmer
2009
Barefoot
2014 film by Andrew Fleming
2014
Crazy on the Outside
2010 film by Tim Allen
2010
The Scout
1994 film by Michael Ritchie
1994
The Good Doctor
2011 American thriller film
2011
All Nighter
All Nighter is a 2017 American comedy film.
2016
Red Sands
2009 film by Alex Turner
2009
An Invisible Sign
2010 American drama film
2010
Post Grad
2009 film by Vicky Jenson
2009
The Bachelors
2017 American comedy film
2017
Break Point
2014 film by Jay Karas
2014
The Boxcar Children
2014 film by Mark A.Z. Dippé
2014
First Snow
2006 film by Mark Fergus, Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby
2006
The Music Never Stopped
2011
Geezers!
2013
Love Walked In
1997 film directed by Juan José Campanella
1997
Beautiful Joe
2000 film by Stephen Metcalfe
2000
The Black Ghiandola
2017 film directed by Sam Raimi
2017
Worlds Apart
2015 Greek film by Christoforos Papakaliatis
2015
A Beginner's Guide to Endings
2010 film by Jonathan Sobol
2010
Above Freezing
1998

Notable work

J. K. Simmons has been celebrated for these works: